Chinese president to begin U.S. visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington on Tuesday, a day before a high profile meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss trade, currency and a host of other issues, including North Korea.
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Few answers in Haiti after 'Baby Doc's' return

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, Haiti\'s former dictator, returned unexpectedly Sunday to the country after some 25 years in exile, adding uncertainty into an already turbulent situation.
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U.N. calls on new Tunisian government to restore stability

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s new government leadership will include members of the current regime, opposition leaders, and independents, Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced Monday.
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Indictment in assassination of former Lebanon PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lebanon\'s president has postponed consultations with parliament members to appoint a new prime minister, the presidential palace announced Monday.
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U.N. expected to approve more peacekeepers for Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

African Union mediator Raila Odinga began talks with Ivory Coast\'s self-proclaimed President Laurent Gbagbo on Monday, Odinga told CNN.
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Dad: Arizona girl's corneas saved vision of 2 kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The father of the young girl killed in the Tucson mass shooting tells The Associated Press that his daughter's corneas have saved the vision of two children. J..
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Trial to begin in Mattel-MGA case over Bratz dolls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - It's Round 2 in the knockdown legal catfight between toy giant Mattel Inc. and bitter rival MGA Entertainment Inc. over the right to make and market Bratz ..
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Pence urged to enter race for president in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent campaign to draw GOP Rep. Mike Pence into the 2012 presidential race is under way, with a veteran of the Reagan White House launching a petition dr..
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Bill Clinton to campaign in Chicago for Emanuel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is getting a high-profile boost from one of his old bosses, former President Bill Clinton. Clinton is scheduled to appear Tues..
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Study: Errors lead surgeons to contemplate suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - A study suggests medical errors, job burnout and depression lead surgeons to contemplate suicide at higher rates than the general public, and they're much less likel..
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Goldman Sachs limits Facebook private offering

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Face..
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Leaked cable: Colom calls Menchu 'a fabrication'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A leaked U.S. diplomatic cable says Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom described Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchu as a "fabrication" of a French ant..
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South Africans accept Wal-Mart bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African chain's shareholders have overwhelmingly accepted Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51 percent of their company, the chief executive said Monday, paving t..
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Favre files retirement papers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brett Favre is following through on that vow to finally end his career after 20 NFL seasons.League spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed that the Minnesota quarterback..
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Grand jury probes what Edwards knew about spending

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarit..
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Death toll past 650 in Brazil flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from devastating flooding in Brazil continued to rise Sunday, surpassing 600, the government said.
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New hope for hepatitis C, an often hidden disease

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - There's new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C -..
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Flood toll climbs in Australia as search continues for missing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from flooding in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland has risen to 20, police said Monday.
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Husband discusses Giffords' progress in interview

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has surmounted one hurdle after another since she was gravely wounded in the Arizona shootings. Her latest was especially signific..
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Obamas travel to DC school for King holiday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by participating in a painting project at a school on Capitol Hill. On the federal h..
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